Archive for February 18th, 2011

DICTATORSHIP OR MOB RULE – CASE STUDY – MIDDLE EAST

Friday, February 18th, 2011

By Sarath Wijesinghe LL.M (London) Solicitor-Attorney-at-Law (Ambassador of Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates) DICTATOR  Dictator is one who gains power and rules with an iron fist in a society with no democratic rights. Dictatorship is seen as equivalent to a Police State under  an authoritarian and totalitarian Government. Dictatorship is the rule by […]

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BANGLADESH OPENING CEREMONY- SUPERB SHOW CASE- “ LETS GO FOR GLORY- JAYA GOSATA ROCK WEMU”

Friday, February 18th, 2011

By M D P DISSANAYAKE  The Prime Minister Sheick Hasina  and 144 million Bangladesh cricket lovers has presented one of the best opening ceremonies for the World Cup Cricket 2011.  Beginning with presenting a bouquet of Water Lilees (Olu Mal)  from Sri Lanka by a little girl to the Prime Minister  Hasina, the presentation took […]

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Canadian High Commissioner wants Sri Lanka to Accomodate Canadian Tamil Diaspora – February 18,2010

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Ira de Silva London, Canada The Editor The Island Colombo, Sri Lanka   Dear Sir:   The news reported is that the High Commissioner for Canada in Sri Lanka wants Sri Lanka to “accommodate” the Canadian Tamil Diaspora. It further states that he “emphasized the importance of giving the Canada-based Tamil Diaspora an opportunity to […]

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The importance of learning English/Mathematics — II

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Vajiragnana Warnakulasuriya, Mewlbourne, Australia. Island, 16th February 11  http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=18452  This is an excerpt of this above article by Dr. Nanda De Silva.  “Creativity in the field of knowledge was set back by at least ten years as a result of having to learn western science in English”  By the virtue of living in this World […]

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IT’ S HIGH TIME WE ALL THINK AS SRI LANKANS !

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Ranjit Wickremeratne Beacause we are divided in every issue it’s very difficult to go forward. Best thing is now to be united and help each other and work together for the benefit of all Sri Lankans. Our opposition traitors should give up their ungreatful struggle and joined with the Government to face our enemies together […]

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Etymology of Mudali (Mudliyar).

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Chandre Dharmawardana The definition of a Mudilyar (Or Mudilyar thuma) (who existed in the olden era) is a very important question.  In fact,  I think the the word Mudali is derived from the Sanskrit and Pali langauges –> Prakirt –>Elu.   There you find the words Muhali, muhalinda,  muchalinda etc., and used in the Buddhist cannon, which is  […]

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